'''Karl Ludwig von Haller''' (1 August 1768 – 20 May 1854) was a Switzerland|Swiss jurist
. He was the author of ''Restauration der Staatswissenschaften'' (Restoration of the Science of the State, 1816–1834), a book which Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
strongly criticized in ''Elements of the Philosophy of Right
''. This work, which was burnt during the Wartburg festival
, opposed nationalism and the bureaucracy of extensive government (including democratic governments).